Xmas Lechon Asado

  • Ready in: 6 hours plus overnight
  • Serves: 12
  • Complexity: very easy
  • kcal: 332
Xmas Lechon Asado


  • 6 kg pork leg
  • 3 heads of garlic, finely chopped
  • SIDS SALT & PEPPER to taste
  • 2½ tbsp of oregano
  • 2½ cups of sour orange juice
  • 2½ tsp of cumin
  • 2½ cups of white cooking wine


  1. Poke holes in leg and insert garlic, rub with SIDS SALT & PEPPER.
    Mix SIDS CRAZY SALT and remaining ingredients in a bag then place roast in the bag and marinate over-night. (turning to coat several times)
    Preheat oven to 175°C. Remove roast from marinade.
    Place covered in oven for 5-6 hours, remove and baste several times during the process.
    Remove from oven and sprinkle a dash of chopped parsley for colour.
    Serve with roast potato, roast Kumera and roast pumpkin.
    Note: If sour orange juice is not available, use  orange juice, lime juice.